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Ancient supernova saved Earth from watery grave, study suggests

A new study suggests a bit of cosmic good fortune in the form of a massive nearby explosion may have been instrumental in preventing Earth from transforming into a hostile ocean world. The research, published in the journal Nature, focuses…

US Global Warming Emissions under President Trump: 3 Striking Findings from New EPA Report – Union of Concerned Scientists

The EPA just released a draft of its latest annual report on US greenhouse gas emissions. The report documents the amount of heat-trapping gasses—carbon dioxide, methane, and more—that the US has released into Earth’s atmosphere. This year’s edition includes data through…

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Climate change to change the color of the oceans over the next 80 years

The color of the ocean is about to undergo some major changes. As a result of ongoing climate change, scientists are predicting that the color of the ocean will slowly become bluer over the next 80 years. The color difference is directly connected to microbial phytoplankton, which absorb sunlight near the surface of the ocean. As the acidity and temperature of the ocean rises, the number of phytoplankton is expected to decrease in certain regions. Once the phytoplankton populations drop off,…

By 2080, global warming will make New York City feel like Arkansas – USA TODAY

CLOSE The past five years have been the warmest years since records began in the late 1800s, according to NASA and NOAA. USA TODAY “Heading south” will have a whole new meaning in a few decades. New York City, welcome to…

Sorry, Honolulu: Louisiana Getting First Federal Grant To Resettle ‘Climate Refugees’

CCD Editor’s Note: The New York Times is running another misleading claim about the first so-called climate refugees from the Isle de Jean Charles, LA. Sea level rise remaining constant at ~3 mm/year and much of the island’s loss can…

Climate Adaptation: WCS awards $2.5 Million to 13 US conservation projects

(Wildlife Conservation Society) WCS has announced 13 new grants to nonprofit organizations implementing on-the-ground, science-driven projects that will help wildlife and ecosystems adapt to climate change.

Sand from glacial melt could be Greenland’s economic salvation

As climate change melts Greenland’s glaciers and deposits more river sediment on its shores, an international group of researchers has identified one unforeseen economic opportunity for the Arctic nation: exporting excess sand and gravel abroad, where raw materials for infrastructure are in high demand.

Another view: Here’s what’s going on with global warming – Times Herald-Record

“What the hell is going on with Global Waming?” President Donald Trump tweeted last week in the midst of a cold snap. “Please come back fast, we need you!” If Trump had consulted scientists in the government he works for,…

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #6

Latest Posts On Buying Insurance, and Ignoring Cost-Benefit Analysis 2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming Digest #6 2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #6 New research, January 28 – February 3, 2019 EV’s: Crucial…

Alarmists Cook Up Warming Scare As Planet Cools

The planet is cooling. Clearly, this isn’t something the alarmists want you to hear, especially when they’ve got a shiny, expensive, new bridge to sell you with Green New Deal stamped on the side. So to help out, the Climate…